New African deals for Box TV

UK-based music channel provider Box TV has struck four new distribution deals in Africa. Box TV has signed agreements with Continental Satellite and African Cable Television in Nigeria, and Siyaya Free To Air TV and Mobile TV in South Africa. The deals will provide the music broadcaster with a significant distribution in sub-Saharan Africa’s two […]

South African pay TV operator Siyaya secures football deal

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has reportedly sold rights to matches of the country’s national team to pay TV licence holder Siyaya TV. The deal, which covers rights to matches of the national team, junior teams, the national women’s team and the ABC Motsepe League, includes TV and radio broadcasts and mobile and internet […]

Motive TV begins South African implementation

Hybrid TV technology specialist Motive TV’s services unit has begun the installation of its Content Express platform in South Africa following it deal with Siyaya Free to Air TV for the Sentech-owned FreeVision DTH platform. Motive’s headend software will enable Siyaya services to be launched on the FreeVision satellite platform. Motive said it is currently […]